Luke Edwardes-Evans , By (author) Serge Laget , By (author) Andy McGrath , Foreword by Bernard Hinault
The Official History of the Tour de France - fully revised and updated for 2023 - is a celebration of one of the greatest annual sporting events, and the premier competition in world cycling.
Through more than 300 photographs, rarely seen documents and items of memorabilia, this book covers more than a century of fascinating stories about the Tour and its iconic yellow jersey.
This revised and updated edition includes an authoritative narrative account of each major era, up to and including the thrilling 2022 Tour. There are features on superstar cyclists and memorable moments from each period of the event's rich history, plus a foreword from legendary Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault. This is the definitive illustrated book on the Tour.
Luke Edwardes-Evans is a freelance writer who regularly contributes articles to Cycling Weekly. He is the co-author (with Serge Laget) of Carlton Books' best-selling Official Treasures of the Tour de France.
Serge Laget has covered the Tour as a journalist for L'Equipe newspaper since 1987. He has written many books on cycling, including Le Cyclisme, La Saga du Tour de France and La Belle Epoque du Cyclisme. He lives in Paris.
Andy McGrath is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport magazines. He has covered the Tour de France, Tour of Italy and the sport's big one-day Classics.
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